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Review: could Losartan cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Summary: Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Losartan, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Losartan potassium, and have Depression.

We study 12,974 people who have side effects while taking Losartan from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome and more.

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Losartan

Losartan has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 14,054 Losartan users)

Withdrawal syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain. (latest reports from 9,228 Withdrawal syndrome patients)

On Jan, 12, 2015: 12,974 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 14 people (0.11%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome in Losartan reports

Time on Losartan when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Withdrawal syndrome0.000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan * :

FemaleMale
Withdrawal syndrome71.43%28.57%

Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%18.18%18.18%63.64%

Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (3 people, 21.43%)
  2. Blood pressure abnormal (3 people, 21.43%)
  3. Blood cholesterol abnormal (2 people, 14.29%)
  4. High blood pressure (2 people, 14.29%)
  5. Hypertension (2 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Losartan potassium (11 people, 78.57%)
  2. Aspirin (4 people, 28.57%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (3 people, 21.43%)
  4. Simvastatin (3 people, 21.43%)
  5. Atenolol (3 people, 21.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Please only report on losartan potassium.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I an experiencing many severe symptoms.

    Reply

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